The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 2 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 26.09% 11.85% 7.14%
As % of the General category 42.86% 27.59% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £70,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 58 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 60.87% 42.96% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 10
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £70,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Retail
4 9 (26.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (26.47%) Xbox
5 8 (23.53%) Puppet
5 8 (23.53%) Cobbler
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) RHCE
5 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Validation
5 8 (23.53%) Perl
5 8 (23.53%) MySQL
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
5 8 (23.53%) Python
5 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (20.59%) Clustering
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Veritas
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.65%) Adobe
7 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 4 (11.76%) WordPress
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 6 (17.65%) InDesign
2 4 (11.76%) Acrobat
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Grunt
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (29.41%) Retail
2 9 (26.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
4 6 (17.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Android Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Testing
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Manager
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Android SDK
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) XSLT
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
2 4 (11.76%) Ajax
2 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 4 (11.76%) CSS3
2 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
3 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Xbox
2 7 (20.59%) Clustering
3 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.94%) Online Gambling
7 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) Validation
3 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Android Development
5 5 (14.71%) Mobile Development
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Email Marketing
6 4 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Perl
1 8 (23.53%) Python
1 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) RHCE
2 3 (8.82%) APMP
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) IIBA
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
1 8 (23.53%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Veritas
2 6 (17.65%) Adobe
3 5 (14.71%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Alterian
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.94%) Siebel
6 1 (2.94%) TIBCO